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April 2017 - January 1920




May 2017, Vol 153, No. 5, Pages 367-479

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology


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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):367. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1679

Increasing Clinical Faculty Engagement in Problem-Driven ResearchThe “Magic Wand” Initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):375-376. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0286

This Viewpoint describes the “Magic Wand” Initiative, a program instituted at Massachusetts General Hospital to increase the involvment of clinical faculty in problem-driven research.

NOT RECLUSE—A Mnemonic Device to Avoid False Diagnoses of Brown Recluse Spider Bites

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):377-378. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5665

This Viewpoint suggests a mnemonic device to avoid false diagnoses of brown recluse spider bites.


Sun Safety Practices—Progress Made, More to Go

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):379-380. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6272

Developmental Therapeutics Implications of Next-Generation Sequencing in Human Herpesvirus 8–Negative Castleman Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):381-382. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5555
Original Investigation

Prevalence of Indoor Tanning and Association With Sunburn Among Youth in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):387-390. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6273

This study uses data from the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey to examine the prevalence of indoor tanning and the association between indoor tanning and sunburn among high school students in the United States.

Sun Safety Practices Among Schools in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):391-397. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6274

This cross-sectional survey study used data from the School Health Policies and Practices Study to identify school characteristics associated with having adopted practices that promote sun safety.

Research on Skin Cancer–Related Behaviors and Outcomes in the NIH Grant Portfolio, 2000-2014Skin Cancer Intervention Across the Cancer Control Continuum (SCI-3C)

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):398-405. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6216

This analysis reviews National Institute of Health grants targeting skin cancer–related behaviors and relevant outcomes, comparing funding trends along the cancer control continuum.

Global Skin Disease Morbidity and MortalityAn Update From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):406-412. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5538

This study measures the burden of skin diseases worldwide.

Evaluation of O6-Benzylguanine−Potentiated Topical Carmustine for Mycosis FungoidesA Phase 1-2 Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):413-420. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5793

This phase 1-2 trial evaluates the use of combination therapy with O6-benzylguanine and carmustine to determine the maximum tolerated dose in patients with stage IA or stage IIA cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, mycosis fungoides type.

Influence of Information Framing on Patient Decisions to Treat Actinic Keratosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):421-426. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5245

This survey-based study assesses the influence of physicians’ presentation of information regarding actinic keratosis on patient decisions regarding treatment.

Comparison of Demographic and Photobiological Features of Chronic Actinic Dermatitis in Patients With Lighter vs Darker Skin Types

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):427-435. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5861

This evaluation of patients with chronic actinic dermatitis compares demographic and photobiological features between individuals with darker and lighter skin types.

Outcomes of Melanoma In Situ Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery Compared With Wide Local Excision

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):436-441. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6138

This cohort study assesses the outcomes of melanomas in situ treated with Mohs micrographic surgery compared with those treated with wide local excision.

Surgical Treatment of Subungual Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Wide Excision of the Nail Unit and Skin Graft ReconstructionAn Evaluation of Treatment Efficiency and Outcomes

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):442-448. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0014

This cohort study examines the efficiency of wide surgical excision of the nail unit with full-thickness skin graft reconstruction for patients with subungual squamous cell carcinoma and evaluates short- and long-term postoperative morbidity and patient satisfaction.

Brief Report

JAK1 Genomic Alteration Associated With Exceptional Response to Siltuximab in Cutaneous Castleman Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):449-452. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5554

This case report investigates and identifies molecular aberrations to help explain the exceptional response to siltuximab in a patient with cutaneous Castleman disease.

Consensus Statement

Proposed Technical Guidelines for the Acquisition of Clinical Images of Skin-Related Conditions

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):453-457. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6214

This Consensus Statement provides guidelines for the clinical application of the Standards for Dermatological Imaging set forward by the International Skin Imaging Collaboration.

JAMA Dermatology Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Interventions for Hidradenitis SuppurativaUpdated Summary of an Original Cochrane Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):458-459. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0432

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review assessing which treatments have been shown to be effective in randomized clinical trials for hidradenitis suppurativa in adults.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Bullae and Atypical Target Lesions in a Young Woman

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):461-462. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4809

A young woman with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus was readmitted with fever and a generalized eruption; 6 days prior she had been hospitalized for a photo-induced flare of acute cutaneous lupus erythematosus; at readmission, she had a worsening, tender rash with several blisters across her right arm. What is your diagnosis?

Another Tattoo Reaction PitfallA Pink Lamb in Wolf’s Clothing

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):463-464. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4048

A black woman in her 50s presented with nontender mildly pruritic verrucous nodules in several areas of a polychromatic tattoo on her lower leg and foot. What is your diagnosis?

Cutaneous Nodules in the Genital Area in a Patient With Chronic Graft-vs-Host Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):465-466. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5657

A woman with chronic graft-vs-host disease presented with several yellow-colored nodules, some of them ulcerated with extrusion of yellow-colored discharge, on the left labia majora and the perianal area. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Awareness of Surgical Smoke Risks and Assessment of Safety Practices During Electrosurgery Among US Dermatology Residents

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):467-468. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5899

This study assessed clinician awareness of surgical smoke risks and current safety practices during active electrosurgery among dermatology residents.

Community-Based Practice Variations in Topical Treatment of Actinic Keratoses

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):468-470. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6251

This data analysis uses data from a large community-based population and examines how variations in fluorouracil and imiquimod prescription patterns for treatment of actinic keratoses are influenced by patient age, sex, anatomic site, and prescriber type.

Indoor Tanning Initiation Among Tanners in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):470-472. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5898

This study characterizes indoor tanning initiation by using self-reported data from Porter Novelli’s 2015 Styles database, a web-based online panel weighted to be representative of the US population

Analysis of Trends in Geographic Distribution of US Dermatology Workforce Density

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):472-473. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6032

This study examines the geographic distribution of the US dermatology workforce density using data from the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants.


Secukinumab for the Treatment of Deficiency of Interleukin 36 Receptor Antagonist in an Adolescent

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):473-475. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5705

This case report describes the use of secukinumab for the treatment of deficiency of interleukin 36 receptor antagonist in an adolescent.

Focal Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin–Induced Urticarialike Reaction at Cutaneous Transformed Sézary Lesions

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):475-476. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0038

This case report describes focal pegylated liposomal doxorubicin–induced urticarialike reaction at cutaneous transformed Sézary syndrome lesions.

Lamellar Ichthyosis in Sub-Saharan AfricaSocial Stigmatization and Therapeutic Difficulties

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):476-477. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5792

This case report details the social stigmatization associated with lamellar ichthyosis that complicates clinicians’ ability to treat the disease effectively in sub-Saharan Africa.

Aesthetic and Functional Improvement of Chronic Radiation Dermatitis With Noninsulated Microneedle Fractional Radiofrequency

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):478-479. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5690

This case report describes the treatment of chronic radiation dermatitis with noninsulated microneedle fractional radiofrequency.


Error in Byline and Results Section and Other Typographical Errors

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):479. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0712

Incorrect Description of Patient Compensation in Methods Section

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):479. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1550
Notable Notes

Al Rhazes and the Beginning of the End of Smallpox

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):420. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0771

Of Wine Stains and Vases—William Allen Sturge’s Diverse Legacy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):426. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0724

Revisiting the History and Importance of Phototherapy in Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):435. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0722

Skin Disease as Art

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):448. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0967

Topical Mercurials for the Treatment of Pediculosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):457. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0721
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(5):369. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1680